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Plural Publishing Announces Release of New Book: Auditory-Verbal Therapy: Science, Research, and Practice

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA — Edited by world renown experts with contributions by a global cohort of authors, Auditory-Verbal Therapy: Science, Research, and Practice is highly relevant to today’s community of practitioners of Auditory-Verbal Therapy (LSLS Cert. AVT), and to those who are working towards LSLS Cert. AVT certification. It is also an excellent resource for audiologists,…

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Fuel Medical Group Announces Partnership with Redux

CARMEL, INDIANA — Redux, the developer of professional drying and cleaning systems for personal  electronics, and Fuel Medical Group, the leading business advisory resource for ENTs, audiologists,  otologists and universities, have announced their affiliation. The agreement “further strengthens Fuel Medical’s reputation for providing its members with actionable solutions that enhance practice  performance and impact patient outcomes”. …

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Researchers Develop New Technology to Objectively Measure Tinnitus

Researchers in Australia have developed a new technology to objectively measure tinnitus, according to a recently published in the journal PLOS ONE.  Dr Mehrnaz Shoushtarian from the Bionics Institute led the research, along with collaborators from Deakin University.  Chronic tinnitus affects around 6–20% of adults with approximately 20% of these experiencing it in a severe…

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Starkey Participates in Medicare Advantage Summit 2020

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA – Starkey executive leaders recently shared important insights during a three-day virtual event focused on the future of Medicare during the Better Medicare Alliance’s 2020 Medicare Advantage Summit this fall. They joined a roster of healthcare leaders, including HHS Secretary Alex Azar, Assistant Secretary for Aging Lance Robertson and CMMI Director Brad Smith.…

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Frequency Therapeutics Provides Business Updates and Q3 2020 Financial Results

WOBURN, MASSACHUSSETTS — Frequency Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: FREQ), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on harnessing the body’s innate biology to repair or reverse damage caused by a broad range of degenerative diseases, today announced business updates and financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2020. The company has continued to advance the clinical…

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New Olive Pro Blurs Line Between Hearing Aids and Wireless Earbuds

CARSON CITY, NEVADA – Today, Olive Union is announcing its latest smart hearable – Olive Pro – to combat the social and economic barriers to hearing aid use. The “2-in-1 hearing aids and truly wireless HiFi earbuds” look like conventional Bluetooth earbuds, but according to the company, they come equipped with artificial intelligence to isolate…

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Senators Urge FDA to Initiate ‘Overdue Rules’ for OTC Hearing Aids

WASHINGTON, D.C. – United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, and Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, urged the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to initiate its overdue rules for over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids “without further delay”. (read full letter here)…

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Regional Healthcare System Implements Effective Hearing Screening Program

by Brian Taylor, AuD, Editor-at-Large Although the esteemed US Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF), using a rigorous science-based criteria, recently concluded there was insufficient evidence to support physicians screen for hearing loss in all individuals aged 50 years and older, it has not stopped some healthcare systems from implementing effective adult hearing screening programs.  For…

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